Teresa Theophano, LMSWAssistant Director of Care Management Services
Teresa Theophano is the Assistant Director of Care Management Services at Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE). Prior to assuming this role, Teresa served as a care manager at SAGE, and she has a long history of working with the LGBTQ community in New York City, specifically around issues of homelessness, mental health, and wellness. Before she entered the field of social work, Teresa was an assistant editor at a book publisher and specialized in LGBTQ fiction, but getting involved with feminist and LGBTQ-related advocacy as a volunteer and activist inspired her to make a career change. She continues to write on a freelance basis while serving and advocating alongside homebound LGBT elders and their family caregivers. Teresa holds a Master’s degree from Hunter College School of Social Work and is pursuing further clinical studies at NYU and the University of Buffalo.